June 24, 2019 − Privately-held HDR Holding, Inc. and one affiliated Debtor (trading as Schramm Inc., "HDR Holding" or the "Debtors") filed for Chapter 11 protection with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the District of Delaware, lead case number 19-11396. The Debtors, a Pennsylvania manufacturer and global supplier to the hydraulic drill industry, are represented…

June 24, 2019 − Joerns WoundCo Holdings, Inc. and 12 affiliated Debtors (trading as Joerns Healthcare, “WoundCo” or the “Debtors”) filed for Chapter 11 protection with the U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the District of Delaware, lead case number 19-11401. WoundCo, a manufacturer and distributor of medical equipment, is represented by Jeffrey M. Schlerf of Fox…

June 24, 2019 – The Court hearing the Hexion Holdings cases has confirmed the Debtors Second Amended Chapter 11 Plan (a confirmation order has not yet been filed; a draft order and a post-hearing amended version of that draft are at Docket Nos. 820 and 914, respectively). In a rather bare bones press release, the…

June 14, 2019 – The Court hearing the Triangle Petroleum Corporation cases approved the adequacy of the Debtors' Disclosure Statement and confirmed the Debtors' Chapter 11 Plan of Reorganization [Docket No. 71]. The Debtors' will emerge from bankruptcy in the hands of secured noteholder J.P. Morgan Securities, LLC (“JPMS”) who are in line for an…

June 20, 2019 – The Debtors filed a motion to approve a key employee incentive plan (the “KEIP”) for twelve senior executives (the “KEIP Participants”) that would provide an aggregate award pool of between $5.4mn to $16.4mn [Docket No. 2664]. As with a related motion seeking approval of the terms of employment for new CEO…

June 20, 2019 – The Debtors filed a motion seeking approval of terms of employment for William D. Johnson who has been chosen to serve as the Debtors' Chief Executive Officer (“CEO”) and President. Mr Johnson will also serve on the Debtors' board [Docket No. 2662]. The motion of the Debtors, besieged with wildfire safety-related…

June 19, 2019 – The Court hearing the Cambrian Holding Company cases issued an interim order authorizing the Debtors to (i) access $12.0mn in debtor in possession (“DIP”) financing on an interim basis and (ii) use cash collateral [Docket No. 116]. On June 17, 2019, lenders Deutsche Bank AG, London Branch, Tennenbaum Opportunities Partners V, LP…

June 18, 2019 – The Debtors requested Court authority to (i) access $350.0mn in debtor in possession (“DIP”) financing consisting of (a) a new money revolving loan facility in an aggregate amount of up to $100.0mn (the “New Money Facility”), $35.0mn of which would be available on an interim basis and which will include a…

June 19, 2019 – The Court hearing the White Eagle Asset Portfolio cases approved the Debtors' Second Amended Joint Chapter 11 Plan [Docket No. 349] and the Debtors subsequently notified the Court that the Plan had become effective (also as of June 19, 2019). As agreed with their lenders, the Debtors will now embark on…

June 18, 2019 – Further to the Court's bidding procedures order [Docket No. 456], the Debtors notified the Court that it had designated a stalking horse bidder in respect of each of (i) Ditech Financial LLC, the Debtors' forward mortgage servicing and originations business (the "Forward Business"), and (ii) Reverse Mortgage Solutions, Inc., the Debtors'…